Papers of the Randolph family [manuscript], 1790-1903.

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Randolph, Sarah N. (Sarah Nicholas), 1839-1892. Papers of the Randolph family [manuscript], 1790-1903.

Papers of the Randolph family [manuscript], 1790-1903.

The collection, which contains correspondence of the Randolph and Nicholas families, centers on Thomas Jefferson Randolph. Topics include slavery in Virginia, particularly the emanicipation bill of 1832; University of Virginia, national, state and Albemarle County politics and government; internal improvements; the Second Bank of the United States and the independent treasury system; scientific agriculture; the disposal of the estate of Thomas Jefferson and the impecunity of the Randolph family; Thomas Jefferson Randolph's biography of Jefferson; John C. Calhoun, Andrew Jackson and the South Carolina nullification crises; Thomas Jefferson Randolph's political campaign in 1832; and the building of a railroad through Albemarle County. The collection also contains scattered business and legal papers including an 1801 land grant to John Lewis signed by James Monroe; correspondence, 1870-1871 of Sarah Nicholas Randolph with Harper and Brothers, N. Y. regarding The domestic life of Thomas Jefferson and an edition of his letters; and correspondence, 1889-1891 between Ellen Wayles (Randolph) Harrison and J. R. Lamb Co., N. Y. regarding a stained glass memeorial window. There is also a considerable amount of miscellaneous printed material. The accounts include one small slip docketed by Jefferson April 22, 1819; and three accounts with John R. Jones, one brought over to the estate of Jefferson and two directly with the estate. Also of interest is a letter (in another hand) from Madison Hemings to [Thomas Jefferson?] Randolph, 1833 Jan. 15, requesting payment for his work. Correspondents include Philip Pendleton Barbour, Charles Lewis Bankhead, James Breckinridge, William H. Cabell, Dabney Carr, Wilson Miles Cary, Charles Cocke, John Hartwell Cocke, Francis Corbin, John Andrew Gardner Davis,, Robley Dunglison, John Patten Emmet, William Maxwell Evarts, Edward Everett, Alexander Garrett, William Branch Giles, Peachy Ridgeway Gilmer, Thomas Walker Gilmer, Duff Green, Randolph Harrison, Madison Hemings, Samuel Leitch, James Murry Mason, Philip Norborne Nicholas, Robert Carter Nicholas, Wilson Cary Nicholas, Joel Roberts Poinsett, Benjamin Franklin Randolph, George Wythe Randolph, Thomas Mann Randolph, Thomas Ritchie, William Cabell Rives, Samuel Smith, George W. Spooner, John Timberlake, Valentine Wood Southall, Nicholas Philip Trist, Daniel Wolsey Voorhees and Joel Yancey.

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